Man Charged over Lawnmowing Fatality
Police have summoned a 72 year old man to answer one charge
of Reckless Driving Causing Death in relation to a fatal
lawnmowing accident in Hastings on 8 October 2013.
accident resulted in the death of a 4 year old boy.
man has been summoned to appear in the Hastings District
Court on 12 February 2014.
An application for name
suppression has been filed. As the matter is now before the
Court, Police will be making no further comment.
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
Reflections On The Day.